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Danielle Harmer

Chief People Officer

Danny looks after the people that make Metro Bank the great place that it is, as well as preserving and promoting its culture and values. By having the best people with the correct capabilities in the right roles, Metro Bank is able to surprise and delight its customers.

Having held roles within banking across business leadership and HR roles, Danny brought a wealth of experience to Metro Bank. Since 1992, Danny has worked at Halifax, HBOS, Lloyd Banking Group, Lloyds TSB and Barclays. Her roles have ranged from New Business Manager to HR Director.

She’s a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, has degrees in Economics and Business Economics from the University of Southampton, and is a founding Court Member of the Guild of HR Professionals, as well as trustee for their related Charitable Trust.

Danny spends her time away from work with her husband and three children, taking them to their various sporting and social events. She’s also discovered a hidden talent in her ability to face paint.